Carrots (Daucus carota) are not only a versatile and nutritious vegetable but also a joy to cultivate. With their vibrant colors and sweet flavors, carrots have become a staple in kitchens worldwide. Whether you're a seasoned gardener or a novice with a green thumb, cultivating carrots can be a rewarding experience. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore the art and science of carrot cultivation, covering everything from soil preparation to harvesting and storage.